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Redmi Note 7

[Discussion] distorted audio recording at concerts/night clubs

2019-05-11 08:22:47
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this is how Redmi note 7 records audio in loud place: https://youtu.be/sPrdprlOJMo   total disaster, noise, distortion. Samsung, Iphone, PPTV King 7 record audio ideally in the same conditions: https://youtu.be/v9kMncLgaew?t=211 (sample on King 7). Can developers please test and improve microphone parameters in /system/vendor/etc/mixer_paths_wcd9326.xml
path name="handset-dmic-endfire"

ctl name="ADC1 Volume" value="12" /
ctl name="ADC3 Volume" value="12" /


some guy on forum suggested to write "6" there for better sound, i could not test it because of no root rights. Ideal would be: in case of low volume in recording place - AGC rises mic sensitivity (currently recorded audio is silent, I must add volume on speakers to the maximum to hear something). In case of loud/bass music mic sensitivity goes to the minimum, to avoid distortion.  Just the way autobrightness works for the screen, Automatic Gain Control
2019-05-11 08:22:47
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slobodan_boco replied at 2019-05-11 15:34:55
i have same problem,i can bet that all redmi note 7 have same problem..I'm not sure for note 6 pro s ...

yes all have this problem, we discussed it at russian 4pda.ru forum, and confirmed, trouble is global and many xiaomi note phones have this bug. Submitted also to fb/bugs
2019-05-11 08:54:50

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bhert01 | from Redmi Note 7

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so excited for my local fave rock  band to perform.. so i grabbed my RN7 to record a video of them performing.. then after i went home to check my recordings! oh my it was disastrous! my recordings have an awful audio.. can't barely understand the song in playback.. i thought xiaomi fixed this issues since redmi note 3? wth happened in 2019? no fixing done?
2019-05-11 10:02:19

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GEEKZ | from Redmi Note 7

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I expect them to get this done by uogrates to the miui very soon
2019-05-11 10:09:52

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Md. Lutfor Rahman | from Redmi Note 4

#5

why you guys are buying phone from cheap company like xiaomi
2019-05-11 11:19:59
Md. Lutfor Rahman
Professional Electronics and Electrical Engineer
This Bug happen in al Redmi Series, and was never fixed by Xiaomi. On the Note 4x i tried many Rom Versions and non of them fixed the Recording Problem
Other Brands can this much, much better. If this can not be fixed by Software then this was the last Xiaomi Phone for me, there are enough Alternatives on the Market who can also record a Concert or in loud envoironment.
2019-05-11 12:26:02

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maigonis | from Redmi Note 7

#7

Try GCam next time.
2019-05-11 15:48:16

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#8

maigonis: yes i installed last gcam mod by Bulkin, and will try next time. But i don't think loud audio will sound better, slobodan_boco commented that Gcam also distorts . Gcam uses stock video procedures, it improves only photo part
2019-05-11 15:53:06

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forum guys recommended to try sticky tape to make microphones less sensitive, but this is funny of course, not a workaround we were waiting for
2019-05-12 07:22:23
Today it is possible to build mobile phones so that a video recording can be made with proper Sound.
or does xiaomi think differently? only selling a lot of Phones ??
2019-05-12 10:26:27
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